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Read our November newsletter

Check out our November newsletter for all the news on our latest shipments. You can’t miss our elegant and delectable Villa Conchi cava from Spain. We’ve restocked our Mandrarossa and Sommos wines after they sold out almost immediately. If you’re looking for a good quality/price point balance with your pasta, our six La Ruvida pasta […]

Halloumi—A cheese for all seasons

Halloumi was first made about 1,500 years ago—so why is it so popular now? Well, it’s typically vegetarian—most halloumi is made with non-animal rennet. The global shift towards plant-based diets in the last decade has seen halloumi riding high. It also has an unusually high melting point, so chefs can bake, grill or fry it […]

The hidden treasure of Spanish cheese

If you like chasing hidden treasure, you’ll love Spanish cheese. After the Spanish Civil War, Franco’s dictatorship banned the production of artisan cheeses as a snub to industrialization and modernization. Fortunately, many cheese-makers refused to abandon a history stretching back before the Romans. They took Spain’s astonishing treasure-trove of artisanal cheeses into hiding until Franco […]